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Archaeological Sites in Israel

  • Israel is very family friendly

    Family-Friendly Attractions in Israel

    From Masada Fortress to the beaches and plenty of child-friendly museums and attractions, there are many family-friendly attractions in Israel for children of all ages. Whether is a visit to a... explore more
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    New archeology wing at Terra Sancta Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. June 27, 2018

    The Terra Sancta Museum in Jerusalem opens a new archeology wing this June 2018. The Terra Sancta Museum is one of the most relevant museums for Christian history in the old city... explore more
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    Belvoir Fortress

    The Belvoir Fortress could be considered one of the north’s best kept secrets in Israel. Just 20 kilometers south of the Sea of Galilee sits the crusader castle that dates back to... explore more
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    Western Wall

    The Western Wall, or “Wailing Wall”, is the most religious site in the world for the Jewish people. Located in the Old City of Jerusalem, it is the western support wall... explore more
  • Temple Mount

    Visiting the Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock

    When visiting Jerusalem, many people have a desire to visit the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. The Temple Mount is a holy site within the Old City for... explore more
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    Tel Gezer & Carmei Yosef

    Half way between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, in the foothills of the Jerusalem Hills, Tel Gezer National Park houses impressive archaeological ruins in a tranquil natural setting. Today, the surrounding Gezer... explore more
  • Shivta is located in the wilderness of the Negev Desert surrounded by impressive landscapes


    Shivta, in Israel’s Negev Desert is a Nabatean City that forms part of the series of UNESCO Heritage Site Desert Cities which were part of the Nabatean Spice Route, transporting frankincense... explore more
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    Megiddo, an impressive site in the Lower Galilee region of northern Israel was once an ancient city was critical that dominated the Aruna Pass (Wadi Ara or Megiddo Pass) the entrance... explore more
  • The caves at Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Image Lex Moundi


    Qumran is best known as the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered not so long ago. Located on the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea in the Judean Desert... explore more
  • Herodium (wikicommons)


    Herodium is a major archaeological site, home to an impressive palace dating to the time of King Herod. Located about 10km south of Jerusalem, the site was also the burial location... explore more